How does society shape the world we live in? What influences interactions between people in everyday life? Why is society structured the way it is, and is change possible? By delving into diverse topics such as discrimination and inequality to family life and friendship, this unit introduces the conceptual tools sociologists use to explain the world.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x1000wd library task (20%), 1x1500wd research essay (30%), 1x2hr exam (40%), participation (10%)